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American Library Association Archives

Searchable, browsable listings of the archives and documents of the American Library Association from the 1920s to the present.

Archive for Research in Archetypal Symbolism (ARAS)

A pictorial and written archive of mythological, ritualistic, and symbolic images from all over the world and from all epochs of human history.

Archive Grid

Searchable database of nearly a million collections; descriptions provided by libraries, museums, and archives around the world.

Archives of the History of American Psychology

Promotes research in the history of psychology by collecting, cataloging, and preserving historical records of psychology.

Endangered Archives

British Library funded project to safeguard endangered, pre-modern archives of any kind around the world. Includes information on archives under threat and on current grants and progress.

Information Commissioner's Office

The UK’s independent authority set up to uphold information rights in the public interest, promoting openness by public bodies and data privacy for individuals. ICOnews

Internet Archive

Purposes include offering permanent access for researchers, historians, scholars, people with disabilities, and the general public to historical collections that exist in digital format.

Naval Marine Archive - The Canadian Collection

Chronicles materials related to marine history and conservation, maritime research, and nautical education.

PubMed Central

A free full-text archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature at the U.S. National Institutes of Health's National Library of Medicine.

Repositories of Primary Sources

A listing of over 5000 websites describing holdings of manuscripts, archives, rare books, historical photographs, and other primary sources for the research scholar.

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Holds records that document the Smithsonian’s people, events, buildings, research, history of American experience, scientific exploration, and international cultural understanding. smithsonian

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